Blog Posts

Happy Earth Day!

Springtime is finally driving away winter’s chill and snow and buds are bursting and flowers are blooming!

Celebrating our Heritage on St. Patrick’s Day

One of the things I love about East Hartford is the great diversity of national backgrounds that our residents bring to this community. Special... Read more »

FY 18 Budget Prioritizes Stability and Services

Next week I will be presenting my proposed budget for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2017 to the Town Council for consideration. This proposal... Read more »

East Hartford is a Community of Respect and Tolerance

We are all immigrants. Our great Town was founded by settler colonists who came to Connecticut from England.

Winter Weather Reminders

Winter is in full swing and even though we have had a stretch of warm days these past few weeks we anticipate that it will get cold and snow once... Read more »

Pursue Your Dreams and Serve Others on MLK Day

Almost 54 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and shared a simple dream with the world, a dream of a world... Read more »

New Year’s Message from Mayor Leclerc

Happy New Year!2016 has been another great year for East Hartford. 

Happy Thanksgiving to All in East Hartford

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the coming together; friends and family sharing a meal and collectively reflecting on everything we have... Read more »

Celebrating Service and Sacrifice on Veterans Day

From the beaches of Normandy to Fallujah and Kandahar, many members of our community have served our nation in the highest manner, dedicating their... Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month and I wanted to take the opportunity to encourage all members of our community to learn more about this... Read more »

Helping East Hartford Prevent and Recover from Disasters

Winter snowmelt, unseasonable thunderstorms, rising flood waters, and a full Emergency Shelter….

Preventing Violence in Our Communities

We stand at a critical moment in American history.

Summer Meals Program an Important Part of Kids’ Nutrition

When school breaks for the summer and kids are at home or in camps, many of our residents face an important challenge. Many kids receive a free or... Read more »

Keeping East Hartford Beautiful

Throughout my tenure of public service to the Town of East Hartford, I have focused especially on ways to keep our community an attractive, vibrant,... Read more »

East Hartford Student Workers Are Helping Out the Town

This summer various town offices have hosted East Hartford high school students for summer jobs. This program was made possible by a partnership... Read more »

Get Outside and Enjoy All East Hartford Has to Offer

Summer is here and the weather is great! East Hartford has so many fabulous opportunities for residents to take advantage of during the summer months... Read more »

CLARCOR Engine Mobile Group Presents Donation to Raymond Library

New East Hartford Business Gives $4,000 for LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Kits

Law Enforcement Torch Run

Each year, just before the Special Olympics, members of Connecticut’s law enforcement community take it upon themselves to run the Special Olympics... Read more »

East Hartford Police Department Awards Ceremony

I always enjoy attending our Police Department’s annual awards ceremony, because it is an opportunity to recognize the great team of police officers... Read more »

Little League Opening Ceremony

It was my great pleasure to throw the first pitch at the East Hartford Little League Opening Ceremony Saturday at Gorman Park.  Each year I get to... Read more »